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Tag Archives: housing
Jacob Rees-Mogg and his fantasy Scrublands
You would have to be a hermit to be unaware of the housing crisis which grips towns and cities across England. Homeless people line our high streets and occupy shop-fronts. But the housing crisis is far wider than that … Continue reading
Posted in Green Belt, housing, Lodge Hill, Lush Times, scrub Tagged Greenbelt, housing, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Lush Times, scrub 1 Comment
Lodge Hill: Statement to the House of Commons
Originally posted on Mark Reckless | UKIP:
Mark Reckless (Rochester and Strood) (UKIP): It is a privilege to follow the hon. Member for Congleton (Fiona Bruce), who I am sure speaks for the whole House in her moving and compelling contribution.…
Posted in housing, Lodge Hill, Mark Reckless, Uncategorized Tagged housing, Lodge Hill, Mark Reckless 1 Comment
Rochester byelection Labour Candidate linked to Lodge Hill Developers
Lodge Hill Brownfield Land? (c) Miles King While both the UKIP and Tory candidates for the Rochester and Strood byelection have changed their minds in dramatic fashion, I was curious to know more about why … Continue reading
Posted in Labour, Lodge Hill, PR Tagged housing, Labour, Lodge Hill, Naushabah Khan, PR, Rochester 4 Comments
Save our Woods prevents FC sell-off (again). Now We need to save other valuable public land
Last Child in the Public Forest? (c) Miles King Save our Woods has done it again, with the help of 38 degrees. Yesterday evening, in the Lords, the Government agreed to reconsider whether the Public Forest Estate should be exempt … Continue reading
Weird: UKIP is now the main political party defending Lodge Hill from development.
Who would have thought that Mark Reckless, MP for Rochester, including Lodge Hill SSSI, would have defected to UKIP? Well I certainly did, just a couple of weeks ago. He had been on the fence between the Tories and UKIP … Continue reading
Posted in deregulation, EIA, Lodge Hill, Mark Reckless, UKIP Tagged housing, Lodge Hill, Mark Reckless, UKIP Leave a comment
Labour commits to building 200,000 new homes a year: Great: where?
At the Labour Conference both Hilary Benn, Shadow CLG Secretary, and Ed Miliband, both promised massive new house-building, up to 200,000 new homes a year by the end of the parliament. Benn said ” … we will give communities, as … Continue reading
Posted in biodiversity, biodiversity offsetting, bungalows, housing, Labour, Lodge Hill Tagged biodiversity offsetting, housing, Labour, Lodge Hill 4 Comments
Mark Reckless MP: destroying Lodge Hill will undermine national SSSI protection across the country
Part of Lodge Hill’s military past: a fictitious Newry Road with Iraqi posters (c) Miles King Rochester and Strood MP Mark Reckless is nobody’s fool. You may remember that earlier this year I wrote about his tirade against coastal … Continue reading
Biodiversity Offsetting: Planning Appeal agrees housing on Essex flower meadows will create “environmental gain.”.
Tomorrow sees an event to bring together organisations and individuals who are very worried and angry about Biodiversity Offsetting. The Forum on Natural Commons event “Nature is not for sale” is taking place tomorrow evening in Regents Park, London. This … Continue reading
Posted in biodiversity offsetting, housing, meadows, Uncategorized Tagged biodiversity offsetting, housing, meadows 24 Comments